Cover image for The coming biotech age : the business of bio-materials
Title:
The coming biotech age : the business of bio-materials
Author:
Oliver, Richard W., 1946-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw Hill, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The bioterials century -- The Twenty-First century: the age of bioterials -- Conquering matter: explorations in the cellular and subatomic universe -- Bioeconomics: the new laws of bioterials -- The first law of bioeconomics: the daily doubling of knowledge -- The second law of bioeconomics: the global scope of bioterials is inversely proportional to its subatomic scale -- The third law of bioeconomics: accelerating vertical growth rates -- New materials: every atom a factory -- Designer genes: re-engineering the body -- Betting the "pharma": the biomedical complex -- Betting the farm: the bionic farmer -- Financing the dream: the biocapitalists -- Bioethics: the Chinese wall -- Afterword: 2005, the end of the beginning -- Appendix: statement of principles.
ISBN:
9780071350204
Format :
Book